Ahead of the general election on Nov. 8, local organizations are teaming up to get people registered to vote.
- The Hill
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke traded barbs and sought to paint each other as inherently out of touch with the state in their first and only televised debate on Friday evening. The debate — hosted by Nexstar Media Group, which also owns The Hill — gave the candidates an opportunity…
- The Hill
Missouri Senate candidate Eric Schmitt (R) is leading Democratic challenger Trudy Busch Valentine by 11 percentage points, according to a new Emerson College Polling-The Hill survey released Friday. The poll of likely Missouri voters showed 49 percent of respondents saying they would support Schmitt if the Senate election were held today compared to Busch Valentine…
- The Hill
Former President Trump is headed to Michigan on Saturday for the latest in a series of campaign rallies. But the event, to be held in Warren, will only sharpen questions about whether Trump’s influence is backfiring against the GOP in general election campaigns. The most prominent candidate Trump has backed in the Wolverine State, conservative…
- Macon Telegraph
Sen. Raphael Warnock and Libertarian Chase Oliver agreed to appear. Republican Herschel Walker didn’t respond to the Macon group’s invitation. Here’s what the organizers said.
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Apparently, it's a no-go given “what we know about the ongoing investigations" into the former president, a recent survey finds.
- The Conversation
The Supreme Court is back in session, with new controversial cases that stand to change many Americans' lives – here's what to expect
The Supreme Court is set to start its latest term on Oct. 3, 2022. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty ImagesFollowing a dramatic year of controversial rulings, the Supreme Court begins hearing new cases on Oct. 3, 2022, with a full agenda. The court overturned abortion rights and expanded gun rights in June 2022 as the new conservative supermajority began to exert its influence. Some of the court’s most important upcoming cases focus on the future of affirmative action, equal treatment of LGBTQ people, an
- Fox News
Beto O'Rourke dodged a debate question on Friday night asking if he would confiscate AR-15's, as he said in a 2019 Democrat primary debate.
- Associated Press
When then-Maine Gov. Paul LePage endorsed Donald Trump in 2016, he credited himself as a prototype for the insurgent presidential candidate. “I was Donald Trump before Donald Trump became popular, so I think I should support him since we are one of the same cloth,” said LePage, whose two terms in office were punctuated by brash behavior and frequently offensive comments. Now, as LePage is running for a third term after a brief retirement to Florida, he rarely talks about Trump in public, and his advisers say LePage's hiatus from politics changed him.
Beto O’Rourke gets his lone shot at debating incumbent Texas governor Greg Abbott on Friday. No audience allowed.
Abbott said to have conditioned his participation on there not being an audience in the room for the campaign's lone debate — being held on a fall Friday night, in Texas.
- Yahoo News
Given “what we know about the ongoing investigations into Donald Trump,” a narrow majority of registered voters (51%) now believe he should not “be allowed to serve as president again in the future,” according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
- Associated Press
India’s main opposition party, the Indian National Congress, is set to choose a person who is not a member of its dominant Nehru-Gandhi family as its next president as it struggles to recover before key upcoming elections. Although the party has been led historically by the family, interim party president Sonia Gandhi and her son, Rahul Gandhi, have decided to bring in a new face during a challenging time for the party, which has suffered crushing defeats in national and state elections since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party came to power in 2014. Kharge, a member of Parliament and a former minister of Railways, Labour and Employment, filed his nomination papers on Friday at the party headquarters in New Delhi.
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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A few Republicans flipped for other Democrats, but not for attorney general candidate Rochelle Garza despite Paxton’s problems. [Opinion]
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin's race for U.S. Senate will be one of the most hotly contested elections in the country this fall. Here are the latest developments.
- USA TODAY
Ginni Thomas repeated claims the 2020 election was stolen despite a lack of evidence, chairman of the House Jan. 6 committee says.
- Idaho Statesman
Letters to the editor on traffic in Boise, support for Gov. Brad Little, voting blue, voting by mail and working on kicking cancer.
For many voters in Brazil, the election is as much about who they want to keep out as who they want in.
- The Hill
The nonpartisan election handicapper Cook Political Report announced on Friday that it is shifting its rating of a competitive Ohio House district in Democrats’ favor following reporting on the Republican candidate’s military credentials. Cook Political Report House editor Dave Wasserman wrote that the election watcher is changing its rating of Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, which…
- The Hill
Democrats lead Republicans in the generic congressional ballot by 4 points with Election Day less than six weeks away, according to a new poll. A Yahoo News-YouGov poll released Friday found 45 percent of respondents plan to vote for a Democrat in their congressional district, while 41 percent plan to support a Republican. Democrats’ lead…